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Old 08-29-2006, 10:16 PM   #1
rfw62
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Unhappy Gentoo stalls on boot


I'm installing gentoo on a Compaq Workstation AP550 with a 20GB IDE Drive...followed the install manual...but it starts to boot... gets to the mouse and then hangs...not sure what to do? my partitions are:

/dev/hda1 boot reiserfs
/dev/hda2 swap
/dev/hda3 root reiserfs

i compiled the kernel with reiserfs support....any suggestions???
 
Old 08-29-2006, 10:39 PM   #2
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What are the last few lines displayed during the boot?
 
Old 08-29-2006, 10:50 PM   #3
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install hangs

the last six lines are:
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Linux video capture interface: v1.00
saa7130/34: v412 driver version 0.2.14 loaded
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
ide: Assuming 33MHZ system bus speed for PIO modes; overide with idebus=xx
hda: QUANTUM FIREBALLP AS20.5, ATA DISK drive
input: ImPS/2 Logitech Whee Mouse as /class/input/input1

...it stops right there!!!


is this helpful???

thankx!!!
 
Old 08-30-2006, 01:39 AM   #4
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Ok, it's not showing any errors. Is the hard disk activity light still on? Does pressing num/caps lock cause the appropriate light on the keyboard to come on?
 
Old 08-30-2006, 07:43 AM   #5
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Gentoo Stalls on boot

nope...everything seems to freeze!..have to shutdown and reboot!
 
  


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